Storms and Hurricanes

Residual Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue from Deep Freeze, As More TSA Screeners Call In Sick

Residual Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue from Deep Freeze, As More TSA Screeners Call In Sick

Even as a wide swath of the nation comes out of the deep freeze, flight delays and cancellations continue as a result of the brutal weather.
As of 10:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, 415 flights in the United States had been cancelled and there were over 1,200 delays, according to FlightStats, a company that tracks such information.
On Monday, the end of the holiday weekend, there were a total of 954 flight …

What Travelers Need to Know Today: Monday, January 21, 2019 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Frigid Weather in the Northeast

Good Monday morning. This is what you are waking up to.
Today, January 21, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday.
Many people have the day off in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and local, county, state and federal offices and agencies are closed. For most companies, however, it is business as usual.
The United States Post Office won’t be delivering mail on Monday with the exception of …

Holiday Weekend Storm Giving Way to Arctic Blast, Leaving Thousands of Cancelled Flights in its Wake

Holiday Weekend Storm Giving Way to Arctic Blast, Leaving Thousands of Cancelled Flights in its Wake

The winter storm that struck the Midwest and Plains on Friday and Saturday continues to move eastward, bringing rain, snow, and ice to millions over the holiday weekend.
Heavy rain and snow in parts o the region are going to be followed by dangerously low temperatures.
The deep freeze left slippery conditions in the Midwest.
A United Airlines flight skidded off the runway on Saturday, after landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. No …

Major Winter Storm to Snarl Travel from Midwest to Northeast

Major Winter Storm to Snarl Travel from Midwest to Northeast

A major winter storm is expected to hit the Midwest and Northeast in the coming days, causing significant flight delays and cancellations as well as hazardous driving conditions.
Snow and icy conditions are currently moving across the United States ahead of a bigger storm.  As of Thursday at 10 a.m. EST, 33 million people are under either a winter weather watch or advisory stretching from the Dakotas to the Northeast
Heavy snow …

Winter Storm to Impact Wide Swath of Nation

Winter Storm to Impact Wide Swath of Nation

A new winter storm will begin to pound much of the United States starting Friday.
The storm will stretch from Colorado to the East Coast and affect over 20 million people, the National Weather Service said. Major cities from Denver to Kansas City to St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. are in its path.
Expect snow from the Rockies, Plains, and Midwest to the mid-Atlantic states as …

Massive Storm Moves East After Delaying Over 10,000 Flights on Thursday

Massive Storm Moves East After Delaying Over 10,000 Flights on Thursday

A winter storm spread heavy snow, ice, and rain over much of the country on Thursday and continues to wreak havoc today.
From New Mexico to Minnesota, crippling snow led to accidents and numerous flight delays.
In Kansas, high winds and snow led to whiteout conditions. The state’s governor declared a disaster area in the hardest hit areas and airports in the region had to shut down.
On Thursday, over 10,000 flights across …

Storms Sweep Across Much of U.S. Causing Significant Travel Delays

Storms Sweep Across Much of U.S. Causing Significant Travel Delays

Tens of millions of people are facing snow, ice, and heavy rain as a powerful storm moves from New Mexico to Minnesota.
As a result, travelers returning home are facing dangerous conditions on the road and in the air.
On Friday, the fierce storm will shift eastward and affect the entire East Coast from Florida to New England bringing torrential downpours and dangerous travel conditions with it.
Thirteen states have issued winter weather advisories …